Goldberg Coins and Collectibles



Sale 23

Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction


U.S. Currency - Large Size - Silver Certificates $1-$2
 
 
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Lot 146
Fr-218. 1886, $1 Silver Certificate. A nice, crisp "Martha" with slightly wavy paper but no other impairments of any kind. Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $750 - 850.
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Realized
$978
Lot 147
Fr-222. 1891, $1 Silver Certificate. A choice note, just a trifle off-center, but full of fresh, vibrant color and crisp, fresh paper. Choice About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $650 - 750.
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Realized
$805
Lot 148
Fr-223. 1891, $1 Silver Certificate. One barely visible centerfold is all that keeps this otherwise deserving note out of the Uncirculated class. A nice vignette of Mrs. Washington. About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $550 - 650.
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Realized
$661
Lot 149
Fr-223. 1891, $1 Silver Certificate. A sweet original "Martha" that looks better than she really is. Very Fine.
Estimated Value $275 - 375.
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Realized
$288
Lot 150
Fr-224. 1896, $1 "Educational" Silver Certificate. Looks Uncirculated, but a faint vertical fold can be seen on the right side. Nice margins on both sides, good embossing, and the paper is still crisp. One of the most popular designs on any American banknote. Choice About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $850 - 950.
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Realized
$978
Lot 151
Fr-224. 1896, $1 Silver Certificate. Super colors and nice margins can be found on this lovely note. Almost Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $800 - 900.
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Realized
$1,208
Lot 152
Fr-224. 1896, $1 Silver Certificate. A bright, fresh example with white, crisp paper and vivid colors. Nicely centered and just a whisper from being the next grade. Gem "Educational" Ones have become so hard to find that this note will be a refreshing value. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $7,500 - 850.
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Realized
$1,047
Lot 153
Fr-224. 1896, $1 Silver Certificate. A bright note that has four even margins a slight water-stain on the right side. Lightly flattened. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $750 - 850.
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Realized
$978
Lot 154
Fr-224. 1896, $1 Silver Certificate. Beautifully printed with deep colors and eye appeal. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $500 - 600.
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Lot 155
Fr-224. 1896, $1 Silver Certificate. Excellent for the grade, with nice, even color, no noticeable problems, and presentable eye appeal. A nice example of this popular "Educational" design. Very Fine.
Estimated Value $400 - 450.
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Lot 156
Fr-224. 1896, $1 Silver Certificate. Colors and paper of an Extra Fine note, but a person's name has been removed from the lower left part of the margin on the back. The note does face up well. Very Fine.
Estimated Value $350 - 450.
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Realized
$276
Lot 157
Fr-225. 1896, $1 Silver Certificate. One small corner fold at lower left. Uniform, light age toning. Still, this is an Educational One, after all, which makes it very desirable just because of the fabulous design. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $650 - 750.
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Realized
$978
Lot 158
Fr-226. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate. A crisp, fresh "Black Eagle" that is nearly as nice as the day it was printed. This variety has the date above the Serial No. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $350 - 400.
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Realized
$1,323
Lot 159
Fr-226a. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate. Beautiful, deep embossing and crisp, fresh paper. Date below the Serial No. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $350 - 400.
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Realized
$1,553
Lot 160
Fr-226a. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate. A choice "Black Eagle" One, here with lots of crispness and deep, original embossing. Date below Serial No. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $350 - 400.
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Realized
$805
Lot 161
Fr-227. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate. Near-perfect centering and quality. A nice find for the advanced collector. Date below Serial No. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $400 - 500.
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Realized
$2,875
Lot 162
Fr-227. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate. Another top-notch example. The Lyons/Treat signature combination is one of the tougher ones in the "Black Eagle" series. Date below Serial No. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $400 - 500.
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Realized
$1,208
Lot 163
Fr-230. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate. This attractive note should command an additional premium because of the seven 9's in the Serial number (perfect for playing Liar's Poker)! Date to right of Seal. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $400 - 500.
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Realized
$1,783
Lot 164
Fr-230. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate. A wonderful note that is sure to please. Date to right of Seal. On Series of 1899 "Black Eagles", the date moved around from above the Serial number to below the Serial number and finally to the right of the Seal. The reasons for these changes is unknown except that it is sometimes difficult to properly align the two different printings. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $400 - 500.
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Realized
$920
Lot 165
Fr-232. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate. Printing press fresh, but with one or two light wrinkles (as made) in the paper. Date to right of Seal. Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $325 - 375.
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Realized
$661
Lot 166
Fr-233. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate. Light, natural fold along the right side (well-hidden in the design). Date to right of Seal. Choice About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $250 - 300.
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Realized
$449
Lot 167
Fr-236. 1899, $1 Silver Certificate. A fresh example of the last signature combination for the series. Very Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $350 - 450.
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Realized
$690
Lot 168
Fr-238. 1923, $1 Silver Certificates, Cut Sheet. A fully original, deeply embossed cut sheet with eye piercing colors and margins to die for. Lot of 4 notes. Choice Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $400 - 500.
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Realized
$776
Lot 169
Fr-239. 1923, $1 Silver Certificate. Crinkly-fresh, bright-white paper and vivid colors. A great-looking "horse blanket." Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $350 - 400.
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Realized
$426
Lot 170
Fr-239. 1923, $1 Silver Certificate. The toughest of the three-signature combination that appear on this design type, easily three times as rare as Fr-237 and Fr-238. Good quality, too. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $350 - 400.
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Realized
$426
Lot 171
Fr. 243. 1886, $2 Silver Certificate. General Winfield Scott Hancock held the rank of Commanding General for 20 years with the U.S. Army. Charles Schlecht engraved his portrait. A nice note that was kept as a keepsake in a wallet for a number of years. About Very Fine.
Estimated Value $400 - 500.
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Realized
$368
Lot 172
Fr-247. 1896, $2 Silver Certificate. One of the most popular designs in all of American paper money. This note is clearly EF on the front, but one quadrant on the back was exposed in a billfold and became slightly toned. Perfect for an exhibit, where only one side can be displayed at a time. Very Fine.
Estimated Value $900 - 1,000.
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Realized
$1,093
Lot 173
Fr-248. 1896, $2 Silver Certificate. A lovely "Educational" Deuce that has the look and feel of an Uncirculated note, but a barely visible centerfold and some light toning hidden in the corners force an AU grade. Far above-average for the grade and type. Choice About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,750 - 2,000.
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Realized
$2,185
Lot 174
Fr-249. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. Crisp and fresh-looking, deeply embossed and visually impressive. Minor paper crinkles, but no folds or other flaws. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $700 - 800.
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Realized
$1,006
Lot 175
Fr-249. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. A visually impressive example of this type with deep, heavy embossing and bright, vivid colors. Near-perfect centering. What a note! Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $700 - 800.
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Realized
$834
Lot 176
Fr-249. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. An About Uncirculated note with two very faint folds that can only be seen under close examination. An excellent value in today's market. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $350 - 400.
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Realized
$518
Lot 177
Fr-249. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. Great colors on the face, but the note has been press and has a light wallet stain on the back. A very presentable note. Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $275 - 325.
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Lot 178
Fr-250. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. Excellent centering, deep embossing, and clean, bright colors. As close to perfection as this type comes. Gem Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.
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Realized
$2,013
Lot 179
Fr-250. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. A truly choice number and one of only about 50 known of this Fr. number. About Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,200 - 1,400.
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Lot 180
Fr-252. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. Perfect centering on both sides. A gorgeous, unmolested note. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $700 - 800.
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Realized
$1,093
Lot 181
Fr-252. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. Incredibly low Serial No. 18! A choice note with one light crinkle at lower right. Almost Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,250.
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Realized
$1,668
Lot 182
Fr-252. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. An evenly circulated note with great centering and tons of eye appeal. Very fresh and perfect for type and grade. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $300 - 400.
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Realized
$322
Lot 183
Fr-258. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. The face looks Extra Fine, but the back shows just a little more wear. Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $200 - 250.
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Realized
$207
Lot 184
Fr-258. 1899, $2 Silver Certificate. Washed and pressed, imparting a bright appearance to the note and making it look Extremely Fine. Very Fine.
Estimated Value $250 - 300.
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Realized
$322






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